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Agrostis stolonifera

AuthorityL.
FamilyLiliopsida:Commelinidae:Cyperales:Gramineae
SynonymsA. alba
Common namesCreeping bentgrass, spreading bentgrass
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Ecocrop code12170



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BRIEF DESCRIPTION A rhizomeous turfgrass of good colour, making a coarse loose turf and reaching 60-90 cm in height. USE Used for pasture, hay and silage. It is a good turfgraas for lawns and golf greens. KILLING T Winter-hardy. GROWING PERIOD Perennial. Fields may last 5-20 years. COMMON NAMES Creeping bentgrass, Fiorm, Redtop. FURTHER INF Scientific synonyms: A. alba, A. palustris. Photosynthesis pathway C4. Creeping bentgrass is common in lowland, marshy areas. It can be found in northern China on meadows on mountains as well as lowland.
Sources
Grassland Index
Roecklein J 1987 pp 153 [USE, DRA]
Duke J 1979 pp 94 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]
Hartmann T 1981 pp 458 [SAL, USE]
Maas E 1990 pp 273 [SAL]
Breymeyer A 1990 pp 26 268 [FER, DRA]
Aronson J 1989 pp 68
Duke J 1975 pp 6 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]
Shing T 1992 pp 213 [KTMP, TEMP, RAIN, DRA, SAL, LIG]
Langer R 1991 pp 85 [FER]
Ahlgreen G 1956 pp 192-195 [USE, PH, DRA, FER]